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E M I FUTUREKLEEN MINEXPO 2012 SUMMER 2012 To the Future With its highly innovative products and futurethemed rebranding, FutureKleen says it aims to transform the energy and mining industries. [ BY ALAN DORICH ] • Draper, Utah If there are any commonly carried concerns people have today, it is that they want to do their best to conserve, whether it comes to saving money or limiting negative effects on the environment. These focuses lie at the center of FutureKleen’s product innovations, says Founder and President, Denton Thiede. The Draper, Utah-based company manufactures engine and break-through innovations in hydraulic filters, air filters, and the world’s most advanced fuel and oil additives that have proven to help its users’ greatly boost bottom line profits. Thiede founded the now global company in 1994, following employment with Caterpillar in its product development and support department. Thiede is a professional engineer by trade, and “inventor and innovator at heart,” according to the FutureKleen chief. While he was at Caterpillar, Thiede visited its oil and gas customers on-site and observed firsthand the problems they were having with its machinery. When Thiede began doing tests with filters, he determined that his product innovations allowed the machines to operate in a vastly more efficient, ecoPROFILE “We’ve spent a lot of time changing people’s [mentality] from throwing away your oil to keeping your oil clean.” // DENTON THIEDE, president and founder Founder and President Denton Thiede (right) founded FutureKleen in 1994.. FutureKleen. 2011 sales: $6 million+ | Headquarters: Draper, Utah Employees: 9 | Products: Engine oil, engine air and hydraulic oil filters, portable oil filtration carts for any type oil, and fuel additives nomical and eco-friendly manner – while dramatically extending the effective lives of engines and parts. When Thiede approached Caterpillar about investing in filter technology, the company was not interested. “They said, ‘We don’t want to look into that because it will cost us a lot of money,’” he recalls. “’We need parts to wear out. That’s what people don’t realize about OEMs – they want their machines to break down so they can sell you their parts.” 168

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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